Straughan George Pte 4456297

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Personnel Entry

Pte G Straughan's CWGC headstone.
Pte G Straughan's CWGC headstone.

Name Straughan George
Army number 4456297
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1907/08.
Age 32
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet, but probably Summer 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority:- L. Casualties.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Son of George and Eliza Straughan, Gateshead. Buried Grave 13, MERCATEL CEMETERY.
Source table 1TS